incomes above $250,000, as the president has proposed. a mixed report card with the midterms approaching. dean reynolds, cbs news, chicago. >> couric: turning now to this unusually active hurricane season, we're following three big storms tonight. two are category four hurricanes, igor and julia, churning in the atlantic with winds peaking at 135 miles an hour. igor could hit bermuda on sunday while tonight more than 2,000 miles west, tropical storm carl is pounding mexico's yucatan peninsula. in the gulf of mexico, it's been two months now since the b.p. oil well stopped leaking and it could be killed once and for all by sunday. the government's point man, thad allen, said today the relief well is nearly complete. over the weekend, mud and cement will be pumped in to permanently seal it. also today, the obama administration ordered oil and gas companies to permanently plug more than 3,000 abandoned wells in the gulf to prevent new leaks.